Judge Rules In Favor Of CNN, Temporarily Restores Correspondent's Credential

Updated at 6:15 p.m. ET A federal judge in Washington, D.C., delivered a decisive blow to President Trump Friday, ruling in favor of CNN and the news media. Judge Timothy Kelly, a Trump appointee, ordered the White House to restore correspondent Jim Acosta's press credentials, something the White House said later it would do. "Each day he [Acosta] is deprived ... [he] suffers a harm that cannot be remedied in retrospect," Kelly said. And he suggested that if the White House wants to strip...

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To Your Health: Nurse Practitioners

A March 2017 study by the Association of American Medical Colleges estimated there could be a shortage of over 43,000 primary care physicians by 2030. This is why, according to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the health partner of choice for millions of Americans is quickly becoming a Nurse Practitioner. This is National Nurse Practitioner Week. All Nurse Practitioners must complete a master's or doctoral degree program, and have advanced clinical training beyond their...

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Washington, D.C., got its first snowfall of the season this week. And at Smithsonian's National Zoo, at least one animal was really, really excited about it.

On an afternoon last September, a string of explosions suddenly hit Merrimack Valley, Mass. At least five homes were destroyed and a person was killed in the melee. More than 20 others were injured.

Federal investigators say they have now pinpointed what caused the sudden explosions on Sept. 13 – a natural gas company field engineer made a major mistake in the plans he developed for construction work that happened earlier that day, resulting in a disastrous chain reaction.

Texas' Board of Education voted Friday to change the way its students learn about the Civil War. Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, students will be taught that slavery played a "central role" in the war.

The state's previous social studies standards listed three causes for the Civil War: sectionalism, states' rights and slavery, in that order. In September, the board's Democrats proposed listing slavery as the only cause.

Jennie-O Turkey is recalling over 91,000 pounds of ground turkey in connection to one illness from salmonella.

The strain involved has been linked to a yearlong outbreak of 164 cases of illness, including one death, in 35 states. The USDA has said more product recalls from different companies could follow.

The first illnesses related to the strain began in November of last year, according to a CDC investigation.

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Updated at 6:07 p.m. ET

Republican Brian Kemp will be the next governor of Georgia, with Democrat Stacey Abrams admitting Friday afternoon that there was no path to victory, following a bitter 10-day battle since Election Day.


Left Of The Dial #727 - Pop Is On The Radio

This week we're featuring new music from the YouTube android sensation known as Poppy . Not even NPR’s Scott Simon could get the presumed earth human from Nashville to break character . Her latest album asks Am I A Girl? , and was released on Diplo's Mad Decent label. Standout tracks on it include a collaboration with fellow pop auter Grimes and this song, titled 'X,' which juxtaposes saccharin pop sounds with nu metal riffs. We're also playing new music from the Philadelphia jazz, soul, and...

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'Sex, Lies And Stardom': Exploitation In Howard Hughes' Hollywood

Billionaire filmmaker Howard Hughes has long been regarded as one of Hollywood's most eccentric and prolific playboys. A few years back, writer and film critic Karina Longworth stumbled onto an online message board, listing women Hughes had had sexual relationships with — just a list of names, no other information. "In each of these names there's a whole life and a whole story," says Longworth, who hosts the film podcast You Must Remember This . Longworth's new book, Seduction: Sex, Lies and...

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